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A.G. Schneiderman Announces $6.5 Million Settlement With Midtown Manhattan Timeshare That Scammed Purchasers

By AVOEditor | August 16th, 2017 | Alerts, Timeshare News

The Manhattan Club, Timeshare In Midtown Manhattan, Will Pay Restitution To Hundreds Of Purchasers That Were Misled About Their Ability To Reserve Rooms And Resell Shares Settlement Is The Largest In Recent History Of The AG’s Real Estate Finance Bureau Schneiderman Reminds New York Residents To Be Wary Of High-Pressure Sales Traps Utilized By Some […]

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Be Aware of Timeshare Reseller and Transfer Scams

By AVOEditor | August 8th, 2017 | Alerts, Scam

The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) has received complaints, and comments regarding timeshare resellers this summer, and wants to make sure consumers know about the timeshare process before they buy – or sell. Most consumers are happy with their timeshare purchase for many years, but for a number of reasons, may need to sell. Timeshare […]

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Woman loses $83k in timeshare scam

By AVOEditor | March 10th, 2017 | Alerts, Scam

A Green Valley woman was scammed out of more than $83,000 over the past two years, something she discovered after nearly sending $8,000 more.  According to a Pima County Sheriff’s Department report, since January 2015 the woman had sent seven checks, totaling $83,639, to various companies she believed were managing her timeshares. On Wednesday, she […]

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ADVISORY – FTC Action Halts Timeshare Resale Scheme

By AVOEditor | December 22nd, 2016 | Alerts, Fraud, Resale, Timeshare News, Warnings

The Federal Trade Commission has charged the operators of a timeshare reselling scheme with bilking at least $15 million dollars from timeshare property owners by imposing hefty up-front fees based on false promises that they would sell or rent their properties. At the FTC’s request, a federal court temporarily halted the operation and froze the defendants’ assets […]

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Question: Why would you PAY a company TO BUY your timeshare?

By AVOEditor | August 9th, 2016 | Alerts, Fraud

Company asks to buy your timeshare and then requests fees for taxes, title search and transfer….REALLY? BBB has received calls from throughout the country inquiring about a company claiming to be located in Amarillo, Texas. The company, South Park Resorts, asks to buy your timeshare and then requests fees for taxes, title search and transfer. BBB […]

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